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Membership

The Global Switchboard Membership Network includes all organizations and individuals who have a profile on our Digital Hub as well as our Resident Members who work out of The Global Switchboard Space.

For organizations and individuals interested in becoming members, we have a number of options, each with different benefits and costs.

Member

Anyone with a profile on The Global Switchboard Hub is considered a Member in our Membership Network and includes access to Switchboard network events and programs, in addition to a profile on the Hub. Become a Member of The Global Switchboard by adding a profile for yourself, or your organization, here.

MemberPlus

For individuals and organizations interested in a more involved level of membership, but who may not have the need for a physical space with The Global Switchboard, we offer a MemberPlus membership. MemberPlus includes the same benefits as a Member, and also includes:

Discounts to Switchboard Public Events, including HUB + SPOKE
Inclusion of your events and news in The Switchboard Newsletter (organizations only)
Featured on Switchboard Social Media (organizations only)
MemberPlus status for staff (organizations only)
50% discount on event and meeting space at the Switchboard Space (organizations only)

Become a MemberPlus of The Global Switchboard by adding a profile for yourself, or your organization, here and selecting MemberPlus as your membership level.  MemberPlus comes at an annual fee based on the size of your organization.

Individuals not associated with an organization $50/ year
Annual operating budget Less than $249K $100/ year
______ $250K – $999K $150/ year
______ $1M – $4.9M $200/ year
______ $5M – $9.9M $500/ year
______ More than $10M $1,000/ year

 

Resident Membership

Organizations and individuals who are interested in becoming part of The Global Switchboard Network and need the benefits of a physical office space can apply for three different types of Resident Membership. Our 4000 square foot building, located in Lawrenceville, has all the amenities of a professional co-working office.  All levels of Resident Membership are dependent on availability and applications are reviewed based on The Global Switchboard’s mission and goals. To apply for one of our 3 levels of Resident Membership, complete the application found here.

Flex Resident Membership

Organizations and individuals who need a physical space to work, but not necessarily a dedicated desk, can apply for a Flex Resident Membership. Flex Resident Membership includes:

Profile on the Switchboard HUB with indication of membership level
Access to Switchboard network events and programs
Discounts to Switchboard Public Events, including HUB + SPOKE
Inclusion of your events and news in The Switchboard Newsletter
Featured on Switchboard Social Media
Member Plus status for staff
Event and meeting space at Switchboard Space
Invitation to resident only meetings and events
Full use of office amenities:

Unrestricted access to the building
Printer, copier, scanner
Reservable meeting and event space
Bottomless fair trade coffee
WiFi
Physical mailing address (305 34th St. Pittsburgh PA 15201)
Parking

Flex Resident Membership is $150/ month/ per person. To apply for Flex Resident Membership, complete the application found here.

Resident Membership

Resident Membership includes all the benefits of Flex Resident Membership and also includes a dedicated desk in our co-working space as well as your organization logo displayed in our building. Resident Membership is $200/ month/ per desk. To apply for Resident Membership, complete the application found here.

Anchor Resident Membership

Anchor Resident Membership includes all the benefits of Resident Membership as well as a private office and your organization logo displayed in the front door. Anchor Resident Memberships is available on a limited basis. Contact our Director of Operations at Sara.Noel@theglobalswitchboard.org for more information.